Check out the latest updates to World Imagery Basemap

The most recent ArcGIS.com Imagery basemap updates added three brand new Community Map contributions and two updated or expanded community contributions. The new areas are spread around the globe from the “big D” – Dallas, Texas and the infamous grassy knoll of Dealey Plaza across the Atlantic to the streets of Pamplona, where the running of the bulls tradition can be traced back to the 14th century. Imagery was also added over the largest city in the 49th state and to a county in the ‘Land of 10,000 Lakes’. These contributions help enhance content in the Living Atlas of the World. See information below about becoming part of this community. Most of the imagery takes advantage of the recently expanded scales (down to Level 21 or ~1:282). Take this Story Map tour and see the dozen new and updated areas new to the World Imagery basemap.

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Plaza de Toros, Pamplona (Spain, IGN/CNIG)
Plaza de Toros, Pamplona, Spain

Frauenbad Stadthausquai, Zurich (Switzerland, Geodaten/© GIS-ZH)
Frauenbad Stadthausquai, Zurich, Switzerland

 New Community Contributors

  • Anchorage, Alaska, USA (0.15m, 2015)
  • Dakota County, Minnesota, USA (0.15m, 2015)
  • Canton of Zurich, Switzerland (0.10m, 2014-2015)

Updated/Expanded coverage of Community Contributors

  • Texas, USA (central & north areas) (0.50m, 2015)
  • Spain (western Galicia, Euskadi, & Nafarroa) (0.25m, 2010-2012)

Living Atlas Community

How do I use? Combine content from the Living Atlas with your own data. Create powerful new maps and applications!

How do I contribute? Join the growing community of Living Atlas of the World contributors. There are two ways to contribute!

Learn more about the ready-to-use content that is available in the Living Atlas of the World, including how you can contribute your maps and data.

Living Atlas Newsletter: This newsletter will keep you and other members of the Living Atlas user community informed through success stories, examples of applied use, visibility of new content, announcements about events, and other useful resources and information. Subscribe to the Esri News for the Living Atlas Community. You can have the newsletter sent right to your inbox by subscribing here.

Share your story: How has contributing to the Living Atlas Community benefited your organization and community? Has your participation helped meet a particular challenge? Has your applied use of Living Atlas content solved a problem or help meet a goal? Email Shane Matthews at smatthews@esri.com so we can promote your success.

Feedback

If you have previously used the World Imagery Map, you may need to clear your cache in order to see the updates.

If you have feedback on content, try our Imagery Map Feedback web map.

If you have other feedback or comments, please post them to the ArcGIS Online Discussion Group and the Living Atlas Discussion Group on GeoNet.

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